Today's News

  • Post 31 in battle for League V crown

    Lancaster Post 31 is shooting for a strong finish on the 2016 American Legion baseball regular season.
    P-31, in the thick of the League V title race for the season, entered play Thursday night, down a game to Rock Hill after dropping an 11-6 road loss to Post 34 at the South Pointe High School baseball field on Wednesday night.
    Rock Hill held a 6-5 lead late and was able to stay on top for the five-run win.
    Rock Hill, with the win, is 9-3, while Lancaster is 8-4. In four meetings on the season, Lancaster went 2-2 with Rock Hill.

  • AAA wins district title

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AAA all-stars completed a stellar tournament run, rolling to a 4-0 mark and the District Two crown highlighted by a 13-0 win over Gaffney in four innings at the Rodman Sports Complex in Chester County on Wednesday night.
    The mound duo of Kaden Sapp and Adam Wright teamed for the shutout. Sapp hurled three innings and notched nine strikeouts, while Wright went an inning and fanned two.

  • Douglas hails Summitt a coach for life

    Former Tennessee and Andrew Jackson High School basketball star Karla Douglas, the former Karla Horton, called the passing of her UT Lady Vols coach Pat Summitt “another gut punch.”
    Douglas knows all too well. She’s been there.
    Five months ago, she lost her husband David, a former Tennessee standout lineman who later played in the NFL with Cincinnati and New England, to brain cancer. Some five years ago, she lost her son, Aaron, who also played college football.

  • Coming Events

    Back to school supply drive

  • Church News

    Week Ahead

  • News Briefs

    County offices close July 4
    Lancaster County offices will close Monday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.
    County Planning Commission meets
    The Lancaster County Planning Commission will meet at 5 p.m. July 7, in the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St.
    This will be the group’s monthly workshop to discuss the agenda for its next meeting at 6:30 p.m. July 19. For details, call (803) 285-6005.
    Get Fox Hole stickers at sheriff’s substation

  • Column: Justice system out of whack in our country

    Our so-called justice system is upside down, which I believe is caused by progressives from both political parties.
    Progressives are not in politics to do what is right but to provide themselves power over people’s lives.
    I have some examples to share.
    We have a candidate for president who is under investigation for possible criminal actions while serving as a cabinet member. But do not worry about her. A pardon is coming soon from the current president.

  • Column: Mr. Noble should stick to topics he understands

    Another article from Phil Noble has graced our local paper, but I begin to grow weary of Mr. Noble’s columns.
    It’s not his ability that bothers me – he is a good writer –but rather his content and conclusions. And yes, I am aware that there are probably many who would share similar feelings toward my contributions here.

  • Vacation Bible Schools

    - Immanuel Baptist Church, 1152 Great Falls Highway, will conclude VBS from 9 a.m. to noon today. Snacks will be provided. The theme is “Submerged: The Dive Begins: Finding Truth Below the Surface.” Ages range from pre-kindergarten through rising sixth-graders. For details, call (803) 283-8459.
    u Elgin Baptist Church, 2303 Belmont St., will have VBS from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 9. Family time is from 4 to 6 p.m.

  • Local Fourth of July Celebrations

    - The 37th annual Charlesboro July 4th parade begins at 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 4. The pledge of allegiance and prayer will be held at New Haven Baptist Church on Taxahaw Road at 10:15 a.m. Lineup is also at the church. There is no need to reserve a space. Safe vehicles displaying an American flag from families, churches and other community groups are welcome.